Cheaper jet fuel prices are starting to translate into lower airfares, which may begin prompting infrequent fliers to plan holiday travel.
And cheaper technology may be turning drones into affordable Christmas presents. In fact, one FAA official says a million new flying robots may be under Christmas trees this year as a result of price drops.
Now let's add that up and consider what it could mean for the last week of December:
Inexperienced travelers will be crowding airport security lines. And a million inexperienced operators will be sending up drones.